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An “Unhackable” Crypto Wallet Was Hacked

An “Unhackable” Crypto Wallet Was Hacked

Perhaps cryptocurrency wallet developers should not be in the habit of calling their products “unhackable.” Cybersecurity pioneer and cryptocurrency evangelist John McAfee, the executive chairman of wallet developer Bitfi, previously called his company’s product “the world’s first unhackable device,” according to a report by Coin Telegraph. McAfee even challenged security experts to hack the device, […]

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Pro League of Legends Gamer Robbed of $200K in Crypto in Sim-Hack

Pro League of Legends Gamer Robbed of $200K in Crypto in Sim-Hack

A prominent eSports gamer took to YouTube to reveal to his audience how “someone stole $200,000” worth of cryptocurrency in an apparent sim-swap hacking incident – a new growing cybercrime trend that appears to focus on cryptocurrency investors. Pro Gamer Doublelift Has $200K in Crypto Holdings Stolen American professional League of Legends player Yiliang “Peter” […]

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Hackers Breach MEGA Chrome Extension To Steal Crypto Private Key

Hackers Breach MEGA Chrome Extension To Steal Crypto Private Key

Modern technologies, such as the internet, smartphones, and blockchain, are often touted as world-changing innovations, and while this may be the case, there are still glaring problems with the security of digital systems. MEGA Falls Victim To Cybersecurity Breach On Tuesday morning, concerned individuals across the web took to social media to reveal that malicious code […]

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Lazarus Hacking Group Targets Cryptocurrency MacOS Users

Lazarus Hacking Group Targets Cryptocurrency MacOS Users

The latest Lazarus campaign was first spotted after it had compromised an Asian cryptocurrency exchange. Computer security firm Kaspersky Lab today warned Mac users that Lazarus, a notorious hacking group allegedly operating from North Korea, has adapted its cryptocurrency-stealing malware to target Apple OS machines. Lazarus is believed to be responsible for major online attacks, […]

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Korean Crypto Exchange Coinrail Hack Triggers Sunday Sell-Off

Korean Crypto Exchange Coinrail Hack Triggers Sunday Sell-Off

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail has reported a successfully deployed hacking incident on Sunday afternoon (KST) which appears to have involved the theft of over 2.6 billion NPXS (=~US$20 million) and a host of other Ethereum-based virtual tokens. NPXS is the cryptoasset enabling Pundi X; the Indonesian startup disseminating retail-friendly devices designed to make cryptocurrencies […]

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